Fighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, Tactics and Technology

Fighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, Tactics and TechnologyFighting the Great War at Sea by Norman Friedman
ISBN: 9781612519593
Published by Naval Institute Press on October 15, 2014
Genres: History, Military, Naval
Pages: 320

A mammoth and well-illustrated work by an expert in naval affairs and a prolific author. This book delves into the details of the war, with chapters on (for example), “Blockade, Trade Warfare and Economic Attack,” “The Chessboard—Naval Geography,” “Fleets in Battle,” “Inshore Operations and an Inshore Fleet,” etc.

(Notes by Steve McLaughlin)

Fighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, Tactics and Technology

Fighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, Tactics and TechnologyFighting the Great War at Sea: Strategy, Tactics and Technology by Norman Friedman
ISBN: 9781591141884
Published by Naval Institute Press on October 15th 2014
Genres: History, Military, Naval, Strategy
Pages: 416

Len's Summary: Written by a premier American naval historian. While not the decisive front in WWI, the war at sea was vital to Allied victory.

Naval Firepower: Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnaught Era

Naval Firepower: Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnaught EraNaval Firepower: Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnaught Era by Norman Friedman
ISBN: 1591145554
Published by Naval Institute Press on January 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, Weapons, Naval
Pages: 319

British Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World War

British Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World WarBritish Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World War by Norman Friedman
ISBN: 9781591140818
Published by Naval Institute Press on December 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, General, Naval, Great Britain
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: First detailed study of Royal Navy destroyers and their predecessors from the 1880s to the 1930s.

Naval Weapons of World War One: Guns, Torpedoes, Mines, and ASW Weapons of All Nations: An Illustrated Directory

Naval Weapons of World War One: Guns, Torpedoes, Mines, and ASW Weapons of All Nations: An Illustrated DirectoryNaval Weapons of World War One: Guns, Torpedoes, Mines, and ASW Weapons of All Nations: An Illustrated Directory by Norman Friedman
ISBN: 9781848321007
Published by Seaforth Publishing on December 12th 2011
Genres: General, Illustrated, Military, Naval
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: A valuable resource book on naval weapons used by all the belligerents and by several neutral powers, as well.

British Cruisers of the Victorian Era

British Cruisers of the Victorian EraBritish Cruisers of the Victorian Era by Norman Friedman
ISBN: 9781591140689
Published by Naval Institute Press on November 15th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Other, Naval
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: The last class of these fast, lightly-protected cruisers designed mainly to serve at far-flung foreign stations was built in 1906. Many, though obsolescent, served in WWI.